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What Landlords and Tenants Need to Know About Massachusetts House Bill 4615 and Senate Bill 2631

04/10/2020   |   BY Sherin and Lodgen

ALERT: On April 20, 2020, Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker signed H.4647 (the “Massachusetts Eviction and Foreclosure Moratorium Act” or the... Read More »

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Rent Relief Considerations in the Time of COVID-19

04/06/2020   |   BY Robert M. Carney

“In any moment of decision the best thing you can do is the right thing, the next best thing is... Read More »

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SJC Announces Outcome Prior to Decision, Reverses Appeals Court Decision, and Upholds Dismissal of a Zoning Appeal for Lack of Standing

03/11/2020   |   BY Sander A. Rikleen and Amy L. Hahn

The threshold question in many land use appeals is whether the appealing party has standing to object to the action... Read More »

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Gary M. Markoff and Ian T. Lane published in Thomson Reuters Practical Law

02/07/2020   |   BY Sherin and Lodgen

Gary M. Markoff, partner in the firm's Real Estate and Corporate departments, and Ian T. Lane, partner in the firm's... Read More »

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Congratulations to our client, Knotel, on leasing first Boston location

11/06/2019   |   BY Sherin and Lodgen

Sherin and Lodgen congratulates our client, Knotel, on the leasing of their first Boston location at 239 Causeway St. The... Read More »

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Tips and Tricks for Negotiating Pet-Friendly Leases Part II: The Americans with Disabilities Act

11/06/2019   |   BY Sherin and Lodgen

Commercial leases include many dangerous pitfalls and traps ready to snarl unsuspecting parties. From rent to insurance, taxes to operating... Read More »

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Sherin and Lodgen congratulates Transom Real Estate on purchase of South End office building

10/15/2019   |   BY Sherin and Lodgen

Sherin and Lodgen congratulates our client, Transom Real Estate, a Boston-based real estate development firm, on the purchase of 46... Read More »

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Dogs in Space: Negotiating Pet-Friendly Rules at Work

06/18/2019   |   BY Sherin and Lodgen

A fast growing, yet often overlooked topic in commercial leasing today involves pet ownership. Roughly 66 percent of Americans own... Read More »

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The Evolution of the Health Club as a Tenant in Retail and Mixed-Use Developments; Pros and Cons

10/17/2018   |   BY Gary D. Buchman

A health club used to be an unwelcome tenant in any retail shopping center.  The traditional thinking was that health... Read More »

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Retailers Can Improve Leasing Efficiency with Document Automation

05/23/2018   |   BY John J. Slater III

Corporate legal departments in the retail industry are under constant pressure to cut costs, and they often pass those pressures... Read More »

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Commercial Real Estate: Tensions in Due Diligence

09/05/2017   |   BY Gary M. Markoff

Whenever a buyer wants to acquire real estate, due diligence can make or break the deal.  For obvious reasons a... Read More »

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LeaseCraft – Lease Drafting and Automation Solution

08/23/2017   |   BY Sherin and Lodgen

In accordance with our commitment to delivering efficient and cost effective legal services for our clients, Sherin and Lodgen’s leasing... Read More »